Radio & Television

WildBrain’s Family Channel greenlights three original Canadian productions

TORONTO — Kids’ and family entertainment broadcaster WildBrain Television announced today it has commissioned three new original productions from independent Canadian producers for its flagship network Family Channel. The new content — two animated series and a live-action movie — will roll out on Family Channel beginning this fall and continuing into 2023. First to premiere will be Slugterra: Ascension (above, top right), a series of 20 four-minute, CG-animated shorts produced in partnership with Epic Story Media. The series marks the return of Slugterra characters Eli Shane, Trixie Sting and the slugs for the first time in six years. The new series was animated...

Our industry and COVID-19

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